Yes, it’s the venerable principle of Darwinian theory that says: Whatever turns out to be the case is retrospectively recognized as having been exactly what the theory predicted.
Over at his Forbes.com blog, John Farrell has written a critique of Jonathan Wells’ new book The Myth of Junk DNA. The only problem is that many of the arguments Farrell critiques aren’t ones that Jonathan Wells makes in the book. Below is a comment I posted on Mr. Farrell’s blog in response: Dear Mr. Farrell, Have you read Jonathan wells’ book The Myth of Junk DNA? I don’t mean to be cheeky, but frankly, it doesn’t seem like you have. The Myth of Junk DNA either doesn’t make the arguments you claim it does about a perfect mutation-free or disease-free genome, or it refutes the arguments you make in your post. Regarding the latter problem, your post is logically Read More ›